2023 Speakers
H.E. Mr Daren Tang
Director General
World Intellectual Property Organization
Dr Lu Pengqi
Deputy Commissioner

China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA)

Attorney Rowel S. Barba
Chair, Intellectual Property Rights Experts Group

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC);

Director General
Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines 

Mr Santisouk Phounesavath
ASEAN Working Group on Intellectual Property Cooperation
Mr Mayeul Dastugue
Legal Director, Global IP Enforcement

Christian Louboutin

Mrs Laurence Morel-Chevillet
IP and Brand Protection Director

Bulgari S.p.A

What attendees are saying

" I think BIP Asia Forum is very important to show that countries pay more attention to intellectual property protection. BIP Asia Forum is a kind of showcase that Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland or even Asia as a whole is transforming from a manufacturing centre to innovation centre."

Mr Yi Xiaozhun, Former Deputy Director-General, World Trade Organization

"BIP Asia Forum has become a major fixture on the global intellectual property calendar, reflecting the growing importance of intellectual property in Asia. Hong Kong of course is a highly significant player, and it’s perfectly placed to play the role of one of the global hubs for IP with its leading support services, and the leading and pioneering role with respect to the trading of intangibles and IP."

Mr Francis Gurry, Former Director General, World Intellectual Property Organization

"As an international city, Hong Kong has inherent advantages in trading, commerce, and shipping, and the potential to become Asia’s intellectual property trading platform. It is believed that Hong Kong will play an important role in the development of our country’s intellectual property in the future."

Dr Shen Changyu, Commissioner, China National Intellectual Property Administration

"BIP Asia provides an important platform for intellectual property to transcend its typical sphere of action and go beyond that, as a backbone of any business of today, and thus grasping that big corporations as well as SMEs will rely on their intangible assets to be successful."

Mr Miguel Ángel Margáin, Former Chair, Intellectual Property Rights Experts Group, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

"BIP Asia Forum is one of the very few best forums I have ever seen. If you ask me to grade from 1 to 10, 10 the highest, I have no hesitation to give a 10."

Mr Jack Chang, Former Chairman, Quality Brands Protection Committee,China Association of Enterprises with Foreign Investment


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